Am I a Candidate for TMJ Treatment?

Am I a Candidate for TMJ Treatment?

Some patients may find that they suffer from pain when eating or even a clicking or popping noise when opening and closing their mouths. These are the most common symptoms of TMJ. The disorder also known as TMD is caused by a malfunction in one of the joints in the...
Root Canal Aftercare

Root Canal Aftercare

Although many people fear the dental treatment known as the root canal, it is actually an incredibly beneficial option. After all, it saves a tooth that would have otherwise had to be removed. It brings pain to an abrupt end and is usually topped with a crown that...
How to Floss with Braces

How to Floss with Braces

We all know the importance of proper and consistent dental hygiene, including regular brushing and flossing. There are a few reasons that our regular routines can become a bit challenging, though, and at Chesterfield Family Dental in Springfield, MO we want to be...
Benefits of TMJ Treatment

Benefits of TMJ Treatment

Have you ever felt your jaw lock open as you yawned or opened wide to eat something? If so, it could have been a bout of TMJ. Chesterfield Family Dental in Springfield, MO wants all of our patients to be aware of this condition and to act quickly should they...